Network Transport Circuit Breakers: Best Current Practice

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This note explains what is meant by the term "network transport
circuit breaker" (CB). It describes the needs for circuit breakers
when using network tunnels, and other non-congestion controlled
applications. It defines requirements for building a circuit breaker
and the expected outcomes of using a circuit breaker within the
Original languageEnglish
TypeStandard (BCP 208)
PublisherInternet Society
Number of pages24
VolumeRFC 8084
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2017

Publication series

NameInternet Society
ISSN (Electronic)2070-1721


  • Transport
  • Congestion Control


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